Join the Yale International Alliance’s Virtual Series on Global Citizenship, starting June 27 at 10 a.m. EDT. The series begins with a Spotlight Q&A from Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, UK followed by Local Voices, Global Insights: Governance in Times of Crises: How can global citizens ensure that government works for all? Governments around the world may differ in their structures, freedoms, and resources, but the need for civic engagement by individuals and organizations is nearly universal. In this panel discussion, experts in politics and governance will discuss the role of each citizen in promoting inclusive and accountable government that operates in the public interest and establishing constructive political norms today and for future generations.
Join the Yale alumni community for a special interactive online program: hear international Yale alumni share their journeys, and maybe share your own in a future series.
The Global Citizen Virtual Lecture Series: Journeys will take place once a week for 3 consecutive weeks this coming April 14th, 21st and 28th. Select alumni from all over the world will share their own global journeys after Yale. Each 15 minute talk will be followed by the chance to ask questions and discuss with other audience members. Come to the virtual talk on your own, or forward this email to gather a virtual group of alumni friends to participate together.
Connect with the Yale Community on the interactive webinar platform Shindig. See Bill Gates and others use Shindig here, and get ready to connect with Yale alumni around the world in a new and exciting way!
Date: March 26, 2014
Time: 8pm EST
2013 Yale World Fellow Enrique Betancourt will be giving the March YIA Virtual Lecture on Safe Cities.
Enrique is an architect and urban planner who has served in shaping the Mexican government’s social policies. He is interested in how chronic violence affects human development, and how architecture can influence this.